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Mar 2020

Toddler Time: Maple Syrup

Mar 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Jefferson County Park, 2003 Libertyville Road
Fairfield, 52556 United States
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Free

Explore the great outdoors alongside your child! For this session of the monthly series we will be learning about Maple Syrup. We will be doing a short introduction before heading out on a hike. This children’s nature program is geared for children who are 2-4 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Toddler Time happens rain or shine, so be sure to dress for the weather!

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Raptors of the River

Mar 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lacey-Keosauqua State Park- Main Lodge, 22026 Iris Trail
Keosauqua, Iowa 52565 United Kingdom
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Must be 4 years and older to attend! Spend your Saturday morning meeting some cool raptors. Raptology will present a program featuring two avian partners. You’ll learn about each bird, why they are in captivity, species traits and individual personalities as well as general information about raptors. Program will run 30-40 minutes with time after for more questions and a closer look at the birds. For the best interest of the birds the program is open to ages 4-adult. Please…

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Apr 2020

Toddler Time: What’s in the Woods?

Apr 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Jefferson County Park, 2003 Libertyville Road
Fairfield, 52556 United States
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Explore the great outdoors alongside your child! For this session of the monthly series we will be exploring what animals are in the woods. We will be doing a short introduction before heading out on a hike. This children’s nature program is geared for children who are 2-4 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Toddler Time happens rain or shine, so be sure to dress for the weather!

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Spring Birding

Apr 25 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Lacey-Keosauqua State Park-Ely Ford, 22895 Lacey Trail
Keosauqua, Iowa 52565 United Kingdom
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Meet Diane Porter and Therese Cummiskey for a great morning of birding. There will be plenty of spring migrants to spy. Don’t forget your binoculars! No registration required. This is an official Des Moines River Water Trails event cosponsored by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Jefferson County Conservation. The Des Moines River Water Trail is one of 19 official water trails in Iowa.

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May 2020

Toddler Time: What’s in the Wetland?

May 7 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Jefferson County Park, 2003 Libertyville Road
Fairfield, 52556 United States
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Free

Explore the great outdoors alongside your child! For this session of the monthly series we will be exploring what’s in the wetland. We will be doing a short introduction before hiking to the wetland. Please have your child wear mud boots or shoes which can get dirty. This children’s nature program is geared for children who are 2-4 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Toddler Time happens rain or shine, so be sure to dress for the…

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Wild Edibles Hike

May 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Jefferson County Park, 2003 Libertyville Road
Fairfield, 52556 United States
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Free

Forage in the forest and along the trails at Jefferson County Park! Naturalist, Kathy Dice will lead a leisurely hike as she points out several wild edibles, how to identify them, prepare them and explain a few with medicinal values. This is a free program and open to the public. No registration is required.

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Dutch Oven Cook-Off

May 30 @ 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Jefferson County Park, 2003 Libertyville Road
Fairfield, 52556 United States
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Come to compete OR just to eat! Competing: Whether you’re a newcomer or have been Dutch oven cooking for most of your life, we hope you’ll join us for the 11th Annual Dutch Oven Cook-Off at Jefferson County Park! The goal of this event is to have fun, demonstrate Dutch oven cooking skills, and to amaze the public with the great food that comes out of cast iron. Once again we will have both novice and “well-seasoned” divisions. Novices will…

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Jun 2020

Insects of the Wetland

Jun 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Jefferson County Park, 2003 Libertyville Road
Fairfield, 52556 United States
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Free

See what insects spend their time in the water! Entomologist Moni Hayne will be teaching participants about the insects they pull out of the wetland. Come prepared for a hands-on adventure! All ages are welcome for this free event!

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Caterpillar Camp

Jun 9 @ 9:00 am - Jun 12 @ 11:30 am
Jefferson County Park, 2003 Libertyville Road
Fairfield, 52556 United States
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$35

*Registration Opens April 1 June 9-12; 9:00-11:30am Pre-Registration Required- 4 & 5 Years Old Experience nature in a hands-on way this summer as your youngster explores our natural world! Camp features nature exploration, hiking, games, crafts, and other hands on activities for youth who are 4 and 5 years old. Included in the camp fee of $35 are a snack and t-shirt. Camp will be limited to ten participants.

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Tadpole Camp

Jun 16 @ 9:00 am - Jun 19 @ 12:00 pm
Jefferson County Park, 2003 Libertyville Road
Fairfield, 52556 United States
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$40

*Registration Opens April 1 June 16-19; 9:00am-12:00pm Pre-Registration Required-Entering 1st-2nd Grade Campers will explore the life cycle of various animals during the week. Camp features nature exploration, hiking, games, crafts, and other hands on activities. Included in the camp fee are a snack and t-shirt. Camp will be limited to twelve participants who are entering 1st-2nd Grade. Camp registration is $40.

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